Jesse Wright

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Jesse Wright
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Kentucky House of Representatives, District 2
Former Candidate
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolMayfield High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kentucky
J.D.Georgia State University
Date of birthJune 3, 1978
Place of birthMayfield, Kentucky
Jesse Wright was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 2 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.[1]


A native Kentuckian, Wright grew up in Mayfield, Kentucky and graduated from Mayfield High School in 1997.[2]

Wright then earned his a degree in engineering from the University of Kentucky. Following graduation, he worked as a project engineer before attending law school. He earned his J.D. from the Georgia State University College of Law.[2]

After practicing law in Georgia, Wright returned to Mayfield where he opened his own law practice. He later went on to become the managing owner of Kemp & Wright, PLLC, a position he continues to hold.[2]



See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Jesse Wright ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Richard Heath ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Heath defeated Wright in the general election.[1][3][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 2 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Heath Incumbent 59.5% 9,181
     Democratic Jesse Wright 40.5% 6,258
Total Votes 15,439


Wright and his wife, Heather, have two children.[2]

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